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[Central Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a building identified as the Central Hotel on the corner of Procter Street and Waco Avenue. The building is several stories high, and a hanging sign says "Central Hotel" on the side. In front of the building, there are people walking on a sidewalk and cars parked along its curb. Text below the photograph says "Central Hotel - 1917." The hotel was used to house United States Coast Units during World War II.
Date: 1917

[Linn Garage]

Description: Photograph of a building identified as Linn Garage on 812 Procter Street. Several signs on the building say "Linn Garage." There is a garage door opening in the center of the building and a car parked to the right side of it. Accompanying material gives information about Lynn Garage.
Date: 1915

[Tailor Shop]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of two men standing in front of a tailor shop on 444 Austin Avenue. Text above the door of the shops says "J. F. Owens The Tailor." A bicycle is leaning against the building. Text on the bottom of the photograph says "444 Austing Avenue 1915." Accompanying material gives information about the tailor shop.
Date: 1915

[Joseph H. Guimont and Son Metal Company]

Description: Photograph of the Joseph H. Guimont and Son Metal Company on 539 Fifth Street. Five men and a horse drawn wagon are in front of a wooden building. Text on the side of the wagon says "Phone 236 J. E. Guimon & Son" on the side. A ladder is leaning against the building, and a sign beside it says "Guimont & Sheet Metal Workers."
Date: 1914

[First Methodist Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women posing outside of First Methodist Church. The people are identified as (first row, left to right) Mrs. O. B. Morris, Mrs. Bushong, Beth Palmer, Mrs. A. A. Miles, Mrs. Chester McDonald, (second row, left to right) The Reverend O. B. Morris, Mrs. W. H. Achey, Mrs. Francis Bushong Hoffpauir, Mrs. C. V. Palmer, Helen Gunn, Mrs. Cora Cann, (third row, left to right) J. H. Stevens, C. P. Gunn, C.V. Palmer, George Carter, Merle David, and N. J. Ader.
Date: May 6, 1917
Creator: Everett, James

[First National Bank]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a building identified as the First National Bank. The building is two stories high, and an awning hangs from it over the sidewalk. A man and woman are walking into the door. In the foreground, there are other people walking and utility poles along the sidewalk. Horse-drawn carriages parked along the curb.
Date: 1914~

[John R. Adam Department Store]

Description: Photograph of a an exterior view of a building identified as John R. Department Store on the corner of Fifth Street and Austin Avenue. Text along the building says "Groceries Hardware And Ship Chandlery Plymoth Cordage Steam...." In front of the building, there are three people standing and one person bending over in front of a store display window.
Date: 1914

[Port Arthur Businesses]

Description: Negative of two businesses on the corner of Seventh Street and Austin Avenue. A sign on the left building says "Hotel Nash" above a balcony. The building on the right is taller. In the background, there are other buildings. Text below the image says "Port Arthur Buildings - Corner Seventh St. and Austin. Ave.
Date: 1912~

[Women at Gates Memorial Library]

Description: Photograph of two women sitting at a table working at Gates Memorial Library; they are identified as students in a college library science class. There are various labeling tools and books on the table. In the background, there is a bookshelf. Text below the photograph says, "Memorial Library Port Arthur, Texas. Department of Book Preparation, Accession work and Labelling Assisted by the Library Science Class. 1918."
Date: 1918

[John W. Gates Plaza Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a building identified as John W. Gates Plaza Hotel at 500 Lakeshore Drive. Trees line the streets outside the hotel. There are tents set up on the block in front of the hotel. A road leads to a canal bridge to Pleasure Island. In the background, there is a view of the city.
Date: 1915~

[John Adams Hardware and Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of a an exterior view of a building identified as John Adams Hardware and Grocery Store on the corner of Fifth Street and Austin Avenue. Text along the building says "Groceries Hardware And Ship Chandlery Plymoth Cordage Steam...." In front of the building, there are three people. Adams was also the undertaker and butcher. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "John Adams store - 5th Street and Austin Avenue - 1914 (SW Corner)."
Date: 1914

[Gerald Glidden and Car]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Gerald Glidden, District Representative of Gulf States Utilities Company, standing by a car and pointing to it in front of the Gulf States office on 101 Houston Avenue. The car is decorated with advertisements for the utility company. The back of the car says "Use Electrical Appliances;" the side of the car says "Water Pumps Ranges' Washers" and "General Electric Refrigerators." Text at the bottom of the photograph says "Gerald Glidden."
Date: 1917~

[J. E. Guimont and Son Tin Shop]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and a horse-drawn wagon in front of J. E. Guimont and Son Tin Shop on 537 Procter Street. The side of the wagon says "Phone 236" and "J. E. Guimont & Son." In the background, a ladder is leaning against the building. A sign beside the building says "Guimont & Sheet Metal Workers."
Date: 1912~

[Boat Launching]

Description: Photograph of several men and women standing on the boat, Juliette, at its launching. Each person is holding a group of mackerels, and mackerels are hanging from the sides of the boat. The fish came from a record catch at Sabine Jetties.
Date: August 15, 1910